GRITtv Live: The Takeover–Who Runs This Country?

“The AIG bailout, in effect,” writes Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone, “was Goldman bailing out Goldman…rich bankers bailing out rich bankers, using the taxpayers’ credit card.” The bailout is as much about power as it is money.

Today on GRITtv MATT TAIBBI, JANE HAMSHER, and ROBERT JOHNSON discuss what can be done to take that power back from the financial institutions that have wrecked the economy and, along the way, our democracy.